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Feb 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
are panera? >> i do not. >> susie: nick seytan, thanks a lot. >> >> susie: president obama was not only focused on those budget talks we reported on, but also immigration. he met with a dozen c.e.o.s from top u.s. companies like yahoo and goldman sachs at the white house today. immigration reform is a key part of the president's strategy to revive the economy. and tom, most c.e.o.s favor it because getting highly skilled immigrants into the u.s. helps our competitiveness. they're all for it. >> tom: lots of concentration on immigration and ployment and wage growth, no doubt. let's go to tonight's "market focus." the broad market returned to a new five and a half year high during today's trading session. the buying started right from the opening bell with the s&p 500 climbing throughout the session, ending up 1%. volume picked up-- 701 million shares on the big board, almost 2.2 billion traded on the nasdaq. the biggest drag on the index yesterday provided the best sector gains today. technology up 1.4%. health care and consumer staples were higher by more than 1% each. leading technolog
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
exchange. thanks a lot, brian white, tech analyst at topeka capital management. >> tom: president obama is once again pushing for a big deal to reduce the deficit. in a preview of the themes he'll lay out in next week's state of the union address, the president told house democrats today he'd press for a big agenda covering everything from fairness, and jobs to deficits and debt. darren gersh has more. >> reporter: with just a few weeks to go before automatic across the board spending cuts kick in, the president told fellow democrats his state of the union address next week will call for a change in course. >> i am prepared, eager and anxious to do a big deal, a big package, that ends this governance by crisis where every two weeks, or every two months, or every six months, we are threatening this hard-won recovery. >> reporter: republicans may not applaud during that part of the speech. they've blasted the president for offering symbolic solutions like a tax on corporate airplanes that would raise enough money to cover one month week of the automatic spending cuts know collectively as
PBS
Feb 9, 2013 5:05am PST
," and susan crawford served for a time as a special assistant to president obama for science, technology and innovation. right now she teaches communications law at the benjamin cardozo school of law here in new york city and is a fellow at the roosevelt institute. susan crawford, welcome. >> thank you so much. >> "captive audience?" who's the captive? >> us, all of us. what's happened is that these enormous telecommunications companies, comcast and time warner on the wired side, verizon and at&t on the wireless side, have divided up markets, put themselves in the position where they're subject to no competition and no oversight from any regulatory authority. and they're charging us a lot for internet access and giving us second class access. this is a lot like the electrification story from the beginning of the 20th century. initially electricity was viewed as a luxury. so when f.d.r. came in, 90% of farms didn't have electricity in america at the same time that kids in new york city were playing with electric toys. and f.d.r. understood how important it was for people all over america
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